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X:1 T:Jolly Old Woman, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air or Jig B:Manson - Hamilton's Universal Tune Book, vol. 1 (1846, p. 30) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Amin E|EAA {B}A>GA|{GA}B2A G>AB|{B}c2B A>Bc|{c}B>AB {a}g>^fg| e2d c>de|dBA GAB|{AB}c>BA GED|EAA A2:| |:e|e^f^g a2c'|b2 (3c'/b/a/ =g2b|a2 (3b/a/g/ e2^f|g2 (3a/g/f/ d2=f| e2 (3f/e/d/ c2e|dBA GAB|c>BA GED|EAA A2:|]



JOLLY OLD WOMAN. AKA - "Humors of Bandon," "An t-seanbean sultmhar." Irish, Jig (6/8 time). A Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A version of the tune was entered into the mid-19th century music manuscript collection of County Cork uilleann piper and Church of Ireland cleric James Goodman.


Additional notes



Printed sources : - Elias Howe (Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7), Boston, 1880-1882; p. 619. Manson (Hamilton's Universal Tune Book, vol. 1), 1846; p. 30.






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